Picks & Pans: The Ten-Pennyweight Nugget
November 1999 by John AndersonIt was June 6th, 1999 at 7:00 am when I started hiking to the river with my final load of dredge equipment. Hearing the flow of water in the South Fork of the Yuba River and the call of birds up and down the canyon, I added some whistles of my own just to annoy the nearby birds.
Spanish Gold Ledge Still Producing Gold
The Gold Eye placer claims, located in the La Cholla district of Arizona, are still producing some beautiful gold. From the days of the Spanish explorers and Mexican miners, men have tunneled into the earth in search of gold in this area.
California State Gold Panning Championships September 1-2, 2007
Ready, Set, Go! The stopwatch clicks on and the panner starts like being fired out of a cannon. It’s the Labor Day weekend and the State Championships are on their way.
High Court to Reconsider Wilderness Water Rights
The Idaho Supreme Court agreed on November 30 to reconsider its controversial split decision to award the federal government the rights to all unappropriated Salmon River water flowing through three central Idaho wilderness areas.
Alaska and Nevada Continue to Lead the Pack
Alaska’s mining industry posted a record-breaking year in 2006, largely because of the high prices for zinc and other metals, state officials said.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Forest Service proposes next step in Agenda 21
• 9th Circuit deals blow to small miners
Ask The Experts—What questions should I ask before investing in a gold mine?
Q: Are there any back articles that address the things you need to look for and the questions to ask before investing in a gold mine and other resources that you may know?
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
The Bawl Mill • USPS Delays ICMJ Delivery at Oakland, CA Processing Center • Another Gold Heist Reported at Nome • No Need to Rewrite Mining Regs, NAS Study Confirms • BLM Filing Requirements for Small Miners' Waiver • Asarco Accepts Phelps Dodge Buyout • Once Lonely, Mojave Desert Phone Now World's Companion • Judge Blocks Road Protest • Company to Sue Over Stymied Gold Mine • No Mining / Logging on 40 Million Acres • Catastrophism vs. Uniformitarianism • 1st Annual Placer County Open Gold Panning Championships—1999 • Mining in Sonora, Mexico • Pullin' the Pin • Land of Golden Dreams—California in the Gold Rush Decade • Cerro Colorado Silver, Arizona • Progressive Privy Program Proved Popular • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Surging Gold Prices Burn a Few Unlucky Mining Firms • Looking Back